Residential Support Workers

Recruiter
Meadows Care
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£22,300
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
10 Nov 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Meadows Care are one of the UK's leading therapeutic residential childcare providers, with a network of homes based across Rochdale, Bury, Salford, Oldham and Huddersfield, as well as rapidly expanding across Birmingham. We are currently looking to recruit a number of dedicated experienced Residential Support Workers within the Birmingham area, to assist us in the promotion of good childcare practice in accordance with our extremely high company standards. Offering so much more than a 9-5 job, all our managers have worked up from entry level roles, and we are committed to training and developing our staff to give you a real vocational career. Our shift patterns enable you to fit work around your life, and the job satisfaction is a huge factor for many of our staff. Residential Support Worker Must hold or be willing to work towards NQV Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young Peoples Workforce Which we will support you through Will report to the Senior Residential Support Worker, Deputy Manager and Registered Manager and will be responsible for: Excellent written and oral communication skills The ability to positively engage with young people, and be a good role model The ability to empathise with young people who experience emotional and behavioural difficulties The ability to remain calm in stressful situations The ability to physically restrain young people to ensure their safety and that of others, which requires a good standard of physical health If you have a passion for bringing out the best in those around you, and feel you could thrive in a sometimes challenging but incredibly rewarding role, please click apply below and we will be in touch. Meadows are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment and passion for high quality childcare. RSW Grade 3 to RSW Grade 1 is £20,300 - £22,300 per annum - Rising even further if you become a Senior Residential Support Worker or Deputy Manager. Please note flexibility is essential, as applicants must be able to work on a rota basis which will include weekends, sleepovers and bank holidays. We are an Equal Opportunities employer, and all appointments are subject to receipt of a clear Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, and proof of any relevant documentation will be required at interviews.